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President Donald Trump congratulated himself for falling oil prices

‘Thank you President T’: Trump Tweets as Holiday Break Ends

President Donald Trump congratulated himself for falling oil prices.
Trump Consoles Californians Suffering from Twin Tragedies

Trump Consoles Californians Suffering from Twin Tragedies

President Trump has acknowledged Californians are suffering from twin tragedies.
Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades

Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades

It will be the first major rewrite of the nation’s criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation.
In Paris, Trump the ‘Nationalist’ Stood Apart from Others

In Paris, Trump the ‘Nationalist’ Stood Apart from Others

For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.
Acosta Video Distributed by White House was Doctoredvideo

Expert: Acosta Video Distributed by White House was Doctored

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted the video and has no audio.
Indictments? Final report? White House Braces for Mueller

Indictments? Final report? White House Braces for Mueller

Trump abruptly altered the chain of command above Mueller on Wednesday.
Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

The Latest: Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

AG Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country’s chief law enforcement officer at President Donald Trump’s request.
Democrats Take House Control, GOP Retains Senate

Trump’s Energy, Excesses Drove GOP’s Erratic Campaign

For Republicans, the sense the sky was falling formed since early this year.
Trump is the Fault Line of Widening Divide

Trump is the Fault Line of Widening Divide

Race, class and geography separate the parties as much as ideology, with the president as the dividing line.
Trump far off track on birthright citizenship

Trump Far off Track on Birthright Citizenship

President Trump has astonished legal scholars with his claim he can end birthright citizenship.
Trump Pays Tribute at Synagogue Where 11 Were Fatally Shot

The Trumps Pay Tribute at Synagogue Where 11 Were Fatally Shot

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid homage to each of the 11 people slain in Pittsburgh.
Trump Targets Citizenship, Stokes Pre-election Migrant Fearsvideo

Trump Targets Citizenship, Stokes Pre-election Migrant Fears

His final-week focus in the midterm fight is concentrated on border fears.
Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

Trump Says US Will Pull out of Intermediate Range Nuke Pact

Trump said he will exit a landmark arms control agreement signed with the former Soviet Union.
Trump Concedes Khashoggi Likely Dead, Threatens Consequences

Trump Concedes Khashoggi Likely Dead, Threatens Consequences

Trump threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.
President Trump vs Climate Change in CBS’ “60 Minutes” Interview

President Trump vs Climate Change in CBS’ “60 Minutes” Interview

Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax.
Trump on Rally Blitz as he Tries to Stave off Dem Gains

Trump on Rally Blitz as he Tries to Stave off Dem Gains

The rallies — more than two dozen so far to boost GOP candidates — never fail to delight Trump’s supporters.
Trump Campaigns in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Pounds Florida

Trump Campaigns in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Pounds Florida

Hurricane Michael pounded Florida on Wednesday, President Donald Trump took shelter at a campaign event in Pennsylvania.
Trump Fudges History on Black Vote, Drug Cost

Trump Fudges History on Black Vote, Drug Cost

Trump is misrepresenting the history of African-American voting and exaggerating his influence.
Trump Seeks to Curtail Green Cards for Immigrants on Public Aid

Trump Administration Seeks to Curtail Green Cards for Immigrants on Public Aid

Trump seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
Trump Upends GOP Strategy on Assault Claim

Analysis: Trump Upends GOP Strategy on Assault Claim

President Donald Trump went there. In a single tweet, Trump appears to have upended that strategy.
Manafort Plea Deal Raises Key Question

Manafort Plea Deal Raises Key Question: What Does he Know?

When Trump associates folded one by one under the pressure, Paul Manafort never did, until now.
Trump’s Blustery Myths on Hurricanes, Income

Fact Check: Trump’s Blustery Myths on Hurricanes, Income

In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality.
Trump Urges Justice Department to Unmask ‘Resistance’ Writer

Trump Urges Justice Department to Unmask ‘Resistance’ Writer

President Donald Trump urges Justice Department to unmask ‘resistance’ writer, author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece.
Trump Officials Cry ‘Not Me!’ As He Fumes Over NYT Column

Trump Officials Cry ‘Not Me!’ As He Fumes Over NYT Column

One after another, President Donald Trump’s top lieutenants stepped forward Thursday to declare, “Not me.”
Why Justice is More Important than the Rule of Law

Papadopoulos: Trump ‘Nodded’ at Suggestion of Putin Meeting

Trump “nodded with approval” at the suggestion of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a court filing.
White House Counsel McGahn Leaving; Key Man in Legal Storms

White House Counsel McGahn Leaving; Key Man in Legal Storms

Don McGahn has been a key figure in the administration’s handling of the Russia investigation.
US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Dealvideo

US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Deal

Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace NAFTA.
Under Pressure, Trump Tersely Recognizes McCain, Lowers Flag

Under Pressure, Trump Tersely Recognizes McCain, Lowers Flag

While much of the nation remembered McCain, Trump had only nursed his grievances.
Trump vs. Sessions: The Feud Intensifies

Trump vs. Sessions: The Feud Intensifies

Trump’s anger with Sessions boiled over in an interview with Fox News and it is escalating as Sessions fired back.
A President Who Demands Loyalty Finds it Fleeting in DC

A President Who Demands Loyalty Finds it Fleeting in DC

President Donald Trump is learning the hard way that in politics, it doesn’t always last.
Back-to-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency

Back-to-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency

Trump's most perilous moment of his presidency: two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously labeled “guilty” of criminal charges.
Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Chargesvideo

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Charges

Paul Manafort, who led Donald Trump’s winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes.
Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty in Hush-money Scheme

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty in Hush-money Scheme

Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts in all, including tax evasion and making a false statement to a financial institution.
Conserving Oil is No Longer an Economic Imperative for the US

Conserving Oil is No Longer an Economic Imperative for the US

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement.
Trump Sends Angry Tweets, Rages Against NYT's Story on Don McGahn

Trump Sends Angry Tweets, Rages Against NYT’s Story on Don McGahn

Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s. The New York Times stands by report.
How Trump’s Big Military Parade Turned into a Big Nothing

How Trump’s Big Military Parade Turned into a Big Nothing

Will it be cheaper next year, as Trump contends? Here's why the idea turned into a big nothing.
Former US Security Leaders Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former US Security Leaders Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former US security leaders blasted Trump for yanking clearance to top former spy chief with scathing rebukes.
Trump Revokes Security Clearance to Brennan, a Vocal Critic of the President

Trump Revokes Security Clearance to Brennan, a Vocal Critic of the President

Trump revokes security clearance to Brennan, a vocal critic of the president. Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump’s conduct.
Secret Tapes in Trump Orbit Not New

Lordy, They Have Tapes: Secret Tapes in Trump Orbit Not New

Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes.
Trump, Omarosa Trade Insults, Charges

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa Trade Insults, Charges

The clash involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults.
Why Won't President Donald Trump Condemn White Nationalism?

Why Hasn’t President Donald Trump Condemned White Nationalism?

Trump has faced such a moment before, as a candidate and now as president.
Trump Renews Attacks on ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News’video

Trump Renews Attacks on ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News’

President Trump denounced the press for underselling his accomplishments and doubting his political rise.
Trump Criticized for not Leading Effort to Secure Elections

Trump Criticized for not Leading Effort to Secure Elections

Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country.
Clash of GOP Titans as Trump vs Kochs Feud Escalates

Clash of GOP Titans as Trump vs Kochs Feud Escalates

President Donald Trump trashed the conservative billionaire Koch brothers as a “total joke in real Republican circles.”
Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

President Trump said he would meet with the Iranians “anytime they want to.”
Times Publisher, Trump Meet to Discuss Anti-media Rhetoric

Times Publisher, Trump Meet to Discuss Anti-media Rhetoric

The meeting with A.G. Sulzberger occurred July 20, the White House and Times said.
3 Women Paid ‘Hush Money’ for Trump Relationships

Avenatti: 3 Women Paid ‘Hush Money’ for Trump Relationships

Avenatti disclosed the information at a community forum in West Hollywood, California.
Trump and Putin Postpone U.S. Summit until 2019

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

The White House announced that President Donald Trump’s proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin had been delayed until 2019.
Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

Secret Tape of Trump Discussing Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model’s...
Trump’s Iran Threat Latest Combative Global Move

Trump’s Iran Threat Latest Combative Global Move

Trump Doctrine has emerged: Claim matchless strength, suffer no slight and counter-punch harder than you are hit — at least verbally.
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Administration Reports Nearly 1,200 Family Reunifications

Nearly 1,200 family reunifications have occurred for children 5 and older who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump Considers Yanking Security Clearances of his Criticsvideo

Trump Considers Yanking Security Clearances of his Critics

Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of six former top national security officials who have been critical of his administration.
The White House Week of Walk-backs

Let’s Be Clear: The White House Week of Walk-backs

This was the week when “would” turned into “wouldn’t” and “no” meant “yes.”
Cohen Secretly Recorded Trump Talking of Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Trump Was Taped Talking of Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Michael Cohen secretly recorded Trump talking of paying for Playboy model’s story of having an affair with him. The recording was made before the election.
Trump Says he Misspoke on Russian Meddling

Blistered by Bipartisan Condemnation, Trump Says he Misspoke on Russian Meddling

President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to “clarify” his public undermining of American intelligence agencies.
Why Trump’s Presidency Draws Criticism from All Sides

Why Trump’s Presidency Draws Criticism from All Sides

Trump's “America First” slogan morphed into “Me First”as unloaded on his own intelligence community.
Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit: Russian Propaganda Scores Big, Trump Regrettable

Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit: Russian Propaganda Scores Big, Trump Regrettable

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
12 Russians Indicted for Hacking Democrats in 2016 US Electionvideo

12 Russians Indicted for Hacking Democrats in 2016 US Election

The indictment is the first to implicate the Russian government directly by Mueller.
President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May's Press Conference

Trump About-faces on Comments about NATO, Brexit, and British Prime Minister

Highlights of Trump and May's joint press conference where Trump about-faces on former comments about NATO, Brexit, and the British Prime Minister.
Trump Dishes up Fresh Dose of Chaos Aimed at May, Londoners

Trump Dishes up Fresh Dose of Chaos Aimed at May, Londoners

Trump blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London’s mayor for terror attacks against the city.
Analysis: Trump Court Pick Aimed at Cementing Legacy

Analysis: Trump Court Pick Aimed at Cementing Legacy

Trump poured accelerant on his campaign to shift Washington’s balance of power toward conservatives.
President Donald Trump Picks Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Courtvideo

Trump Picks Kavanaugh for Court, Setting up Fight with Dems

President Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court.
Trump’s Economic Gamble: Solid Job Gains vs. Risky Trade War

Trump’s Economic Gamble: Solid Job Gains vs. Risky Trade War

From the safety of a resilient U.S. economy, President Donald Trump has lit the fuse on a high-risk trade war with China.
Supreme Court Upheld President Donald Trump's Travel Banvideo

High Court OKs Trump’s Travel Ban, Rejects Muslim Bias Claim

A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel with the conservative majority taking his side.
In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rulevideo

In Reversal, Trump Orders Halt to his Family Separation Rule

Trump abruptly reversed himself and signed an executive order halting his policy of separating children.
Trump Approves Plan to Impose Tough China Tariffs

Trump Approves Plan to Impose Tough China Tariffs

This is a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.
By Trump’s own yardstick, NKorea pact falls flat

By Trump’s Own Yardstick, North Korea Pact Falls Flat

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell short of the kind of deal the U.S. president himself has long said is needed.
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Trump, North Korea’s Kim Come Together for Momentous Summit

Trump and Kim shook hands warmly in front of a row of alternating U.S. and North Korean flags.
White House Takes up Fight Against Trudeau, Escalates Trade Tirade

WH Takes up Fight Against Trudeau, Escalates its Trade Tirade

The White House escalated its trade tirade and leveled more withering and unprecedented criticism against Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau.
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Injected Drama to G7 Meeting: Trump Wants Russia to Be Reinstated

Trump made the comment at the White House Friday after hours of further escalating his rhetoric against longtime allies over U.S. trade practices.
Trump, Lawyers Lay out Expansive Presidential Powers View

Trump, Lawyers Lay out Expansive Presidential Powers View

President Donald Trump claimed Monday he has an “absolute right” to pardon himself, part of an extraordinarily expansive vision of executive authority.
NFL Decision Chooses Mainstream Appeal Over Players

Trump Calls off Eagles Visit Over Anthem Dispute

Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.”
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Congress Votes to Dismantle Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump.
Trump’s Tweets on Russia Probe Short on Facts

President Trump’s Tweets on Russia Probe Short on Facts

President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts involving the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. And he's made some questionable statements.
Long Odds for Peace as Trump Toils Mideast with Embassy Move

Long Odds for Peace as Trump Toils Mideast with Embassy Move

Trump’s prospects for brokering the Mideast peace “deal of the century” has plunged ever deeper as the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem opened amid bloodshed in Gaza.
Few Teeth in Trump’s Prescription to Reduce Drug Prices

Few Teeth in Trump’s Prescription to Reduce Drug Prices

President Donald Trump’s plan focuses on private competition and more openness to reduce America’s prescription pain.
US Allies Lament Trump’s Decision to Pull out of Iran Dealvideo

US Allies Lament Trump’s Decision to Pull out of Iran Deal

President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran but he also deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility.
The Trump Administration Moves to Expel Some 57,000 Hondurans

The Trump Administration Moves to Expel Some 57,000 Hondurans

The administration said it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on Jan. 5, 2020, leaving potentially 57,000 people vulnerable to deportation.
Trump Salutes 2nd Amendment, Urges NRA Members to Vote GOPvideo

Trump Salutes 2nd Amendment, Urges NRA Members to Vote GOP

President Donald Trump linked the sanctity of the Second Amendment to his party’s prospects in the 2018 midterm elections.
Trump Repaid Cohen $130K for Payment to Porn Star

Giuliani: Trump Repaid Cohen $130K for Payment to Porn Star

In a startling revelation, President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani directly contradicted Trump’s statements about the hush money on National television.
White House Lawyer Ty Cobb to Depart Donald Trump's Legal Team

WH Lawyer Working on Mueller Probe to Retire at End of Month

Cobb's departure further shakes up President Donald Trump’s legal team as the president intensifies his attacks on the special counsel’s Russia investigation.
Mueller Gives List of Questions to Trump’s Lawyers

Mueller Team Floated Possible Subpoena for Trump

The special counsel leading the Russia investigation raised the prospect in March of issuing a grand jury subpoena for President Donald Trump.
White House Delays Tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

White House Delays Tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

The White House is avoiding the potential for a trade battle with Europe as the U.S. prepares for tense trade talks in China this week.
Trump Says Democrat Should Quit over VA Nomination Brouhaha

Trump Says Democrat Should Quit over VA Nomination Brouhaha

A furious President Donald Trump on Saturday called for the resignation of the Democratic senator Jon Tester for his leading role in Ronny Jackson’s failed VA bid.
GOP-led House Panel Clears Trump Campaign in Russia Probe

GOP-led House Panel Clears Trump Campaign in Russia Probe

The GOP lengthy report concluded it found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign.
In Big Shift, Trump Assesses Kim Jong Un as ‘Very Honorable’

In Big Shift, Trump Assesses Kim Jong Un as ‘Very Honorable’

Trump cautioned that North Korea had not followed through on previous promises, but credited tough steps from his administration.
James Comey's Memos

James Comey’s Memos: Details of Trump, Russia, and Flynn Speak Volumes

The Comey memos provided to Congress include documentation of seven conversations he had with Trump from January 7, 2017, through April 11, 2017.
Trump Calls Sketch Released by Daniels ‘A Total Con Job’

Trump Calls Sketch Released by Daniels ‘A Total Con Job’

Stormy Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, told ABC’s “The View” on Tuesday that it’s the man who menaced her and her young daughter.
CIA Chief Secretly Meets with North Korea’s Kim

Ahead of Summit, CIA Chief Secretly Meets with North Korea’s Kim

CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit.
McConnell Shuts Down Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

McConnell Shuts Down Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job
US and North Korea Talking at ‘Extremely High Levelsvideo

US and North Korea Talking at ‘Extremely High Levels

Trump also confirmed that North and South Korea are working to negotiate an end to hostilities before next week’s meeting between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
What’s in Those Seized Records? Trump’s Biggest New Worry

What’s in Those Seized Records? Trump’s Biggest New Worry

President Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney’s office, fearful of deeper exposure for Trump.
Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump’s personal attorney took a surprise twist.
Trump Unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI Director’s Interview

Trump Unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI Director’s Interview

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to unload on James Comey over his forthcoming memoir, calling him names, suggesting jail time.
US, Allies Strike Syria to Stop Chemical Weapons

Update: US, Allies Strike Syria to Stop Chemical Weapons

The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad. U.S. is prepared to sustain pressure on Assad.
Trump Axes Trip Amid Discussions over Syria, Raid on Lawyer

Trump Axes Trip Amid Discussions over Syria, Raid on Lawyer

Trump drove his West Wing into deeper tumult, canceling a South American trip to consider a military strike in Syria and a continual staffing shakeup.
Trump Blasts Mueller Probe as ‘Attack on our Country'

Trump Blasts Mueller Probe as ‘Attack on our Country’

President Trump complained, exhibiting mounting concern about the yearlong probe after federal authorities raided the offices of his personal attorney.
Arizona, Texas Send 400 Troops to Border after Trump’s Call

Arizona, Texas Send 400 Troops to Border after Trump’s Call

Trump has suggested he wants to use the military on the border until progress is made on his proposed border wall, which has mostly stalled in Congress.
EPA Chief Fights for his Job in Meeting with Trump

EPA Chief Fights for his Job in Meeting with Trump

While some White House aides are increasingly fed up with Pruitt and chief of staff John Kelly has advocated firing him, Trump remains less certain.
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